Poison Ivy
Featured in Episode
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
7 (October 12, 1959, one week)
Year Released
The Coasters
Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoller
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
Noogie in strip club
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"Poison Ivy" is a song performed by The Coasters, recorded on their album The Coasters in 1959. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Golden Triangle (Part II)".


  • Artists that have covered "Poison Ivy" include the Dave Clark Five, The Hollies and The Rolling Stones.
  • The girl named Ivy in this song is considered a player with men, which goes along with the scene it's featured in well.
  • This is the first song originating in the 1950s that was used in Vice.


  • Carl Gardner - lead
  • Billy Guy - baritone
  • Cornell Gunter - tenor
  • Will "Dub" Jones - bass
  • Albert "Sonny" Forriest - guitar

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